The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.77% - 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.53% - 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £293 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SoapUI is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19 37 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 7.28% 12.98% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 64
Median daily rate £325 £349 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing SoapUI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Southampton

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SoapUI in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft